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hot swapping of hard drives on ML350 G5

kc_kazan
Occasional Contributor

hot swapping of hard drives on ML350 G5

hi,
is hot swapping supported by default on these ML servers? i got OEL 4 installed and someone told me i would need to install smart start to enable this feature. please advise.
thank you
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Michal Kapalka (mikap)
Honored Contributor

Re: hot swapping of hard drives on ML350 G5

hi,

hot swapable means you can online, whithout interuption replace the failed drive for example and the HW raid controller, after replacing of the failed ( removed ) hard drive will take care without any user input.

mikap
kc_kazan
Occasional Contributor

Re: hot swapping of hard drives on ML350 G5

hi,
i know what it means but i need to know how to enable it? is it software related or does my hardware have to support this?
Michal Kapalka (mikap)
Honored Contributor

Re: hot swapping of hard drives on ML350 G5

hi,

you could install :

"ProLiant Support Pack for Red Hat Enterprise Linux"

directly from HP :

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DriverDownload.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodNameId=3279711&taskId=135&prodTypeId=15351&prodSeriesId=1121586〈=en&cc=us&submit=Go%20à »

chose your OS / platform and download the PSP, and install, before install pelase read the description, and releasse notes.

mikap

kc_kazan
Occasional Contributor

Re: hot swapping of hard drives on ML350 G5

is it guaranteed to do the trick? which component is exactly needed? i don't want to install everything.

thank you for your time